tv 8 News Now at 6 AM CBS February 22, 2016 6:00am-7:00am PST
obilor and brian loftus > kirsten joyce > good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm kirsten joyce. brian loftus and i'm brian loftus. another big political week.. here in the valley. ((kirsten joyce)) the democratic caucus was saturday.. and tomorrow.. republicans will head to the polls. 8 news now reporter michael stevens joins us now live... michael... it was a tight race here over the weekend. ((michael stevens)) brian, kirsten... it really was... now the g-o-p candidates are setting their sights on nevada ahead of tomorrow's caucus... in fact, we're standing outside the durango community center... where ted cruz will be later on this morning. nevada democrats caucused on saturday,, clinton took the state.. but not by a large margin. clinton took about 53 percent.... while sanders took 47. clinton thanked supporters... saying she has the momentum..
while sanders blamed low turnout for the loss.. and says.. he's not going anywhere. (( hillary clinton // (d) presidential candidate: "this is your campaign, and it is, it is a campaign to break down every barrier that holds you back. we're going to build ladders of opportunity in their place so that every american can go as far as your hard work will take you.")) (( bernie sanders // (d) presidential candidate: "we are going to see one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states!)) ((michael stevens)) there were 35 delegates up for grabs in nevada. clinton's win means she will get the majority... at least 18. sanders will pick up at least 14. the next democratic contest is saturday in south carolina.. meanwhile... for the republicans... all eyes are now here in nevada for tomorrow's caucus. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) michael.. you say sanders blamed turnout
what were the final numbers? ((michael stevens)) brian.. according to the democratic party.. 80 thousand democrats caucused saturday. in 2008... nearly 120 thousand came out to the polls./// ((kirsten joyce)) > several republican candidates are trying to drum up some last minute support in nevada... ahead of tomorrow's caucus. ((brian loftus)) donald trump -- who just won south carolina's primary-- will be in town tonight. south point arena. doors open at 5 pm.. the event gets underway at 7./// ((brian loftus)) > marco rubio essentially tied for second place in the south carolina primary.. he was in town last night at texas station in north las vegas. more than 1- thousand people came out to show their support.. including donnie wahlberg. rubio told the crowd he's ready to lead: ((donnie walhberg: i'm going to be very honest right now....i have never, never voted for a candidate.
to marco rubio." ((senator marco rubio/r- presidential candidate "so if you nominate me will unite this party we will grow it and take our message to people who have never heard from us or haven't heard from us in a long time. this is the face of the new conservative movement." )) ((brian loftus)) rubio continued... said he'd fight to build a stronger military, defend the second amendment right and fight government. he also stressed his local roots in nevada... saying his dad found work here after hard times in florida./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and as michael said...ted cruz is also hosting a campaign event later this morning. he'll be joined by nevada attorney general adam laxalt. cruz also rallied in pahrump yesterday.. he spoke about many issues.. including land ownership. cruz said 85- percent of the land in nevada .. owned by the feds... needs to be transferred back to people.///
clear skies looking out from our rio camera this morning... and some areas with north winds. north las vegas airport has some sustained winds over 20 mph right now. ................. our weather now temps are in the low 50s and cooler upper 40s right now. we're cooling off from those mild mid 70s sunday afternoon. ............ the northerly winds will pick up as the day goes on and will be even stronger tomorrow... bringing us some cooler weather for a day or so. ............ sunny skies will stay with us until the end of the week...
again today. our record high is 77 and we'll be awfully close to that record./// back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) > a michigan man will be arraigned today... accused of a 7- hour shooting spree that left at least 6 people dead and two others injured. the suspect... who is an uber driver.. reportedly picked up passengers in between the shootings. don champion reports. jason brian dalton faces multiple murder and weapons charges connected to a deadly shooting rampage in kalamazoo. officials say the 45-year-old uber driver targeted his victims at random. mark dunton gets chills thinking about his encounter th the accused killer: (mark dunton/ uber passenger ) "it's crazy to think that someone could have gone out and just done all these horrible things and came to work
just coming to work dunton and his friends heard about the killing spree and got nervous when dalton picked them up in a car that matched the one police were looking for.. (mark dunton/ uber passenger) my buddy scott actually said something to him said hey this isn't the hhr, you're not the guy are you? and he said no 53-year-old richard smith and his 17-year-old son tyler were killed car shopping at this dealership. barbara hawthorne was among those killed at this cracker barrel. (patti jones/ friend of victim) when a tragedy like this strikes you never expect it to be this close at home the first victim in the shooting spree was a woman who was shot multiple times at an apartment complex. she is expected to survive. the sheriff says her quick actions saved the lives of several children including 12-year- old joi coleman: (joi coleman, 12- year-old survivor) he shot her once, and she was still running, and then he shot her again, and she fell. and she was asking joi help me joi help me. dalton, a married father of two, had no prior criminal history. don champion cbs news. ((kirsten joyce)) uber's chief security officer released a
horrified and heartbroken at the senseless violence in kalamazoo, michigan. our hearts and prayers are with the families of the victims of this devastating crime and those recovering from injuries."/// ((brian loftus)) > a man is behind bars... accused of friday's deadly shooting that spanned several crime scenes .. ending at the cosmopolitan. 30- year- old omar talley was arrested the following day on multiple charges.. including two counts of murder. investigators tell us the situation started as an argument at planet hollywood's miracle mile shops.. which carried over onto nearby chase. the driver of one of the vehicle's managed to drive to the valet area at the cosmopolitan with the victim's.. two women died from their gunshot wounds.. another man was critically injured. officers are still searching for the vehicle involved -- it's described as a dark grey 2015 toyota camry with california plates. if you have any information... you're asked to call crimestoppers./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a bicyclist is dead after he was hit by an
it happened early sunday morning on saint rose parkway near i- 15 n-h-p says an off road vehicle crashed into the 59- year-old bicyclist.. who died on scene. the 28-year-old off road driver was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. n-h-p says the bicyclist was wearing a vest and had lights on his bike... the off-road driver is being investigated for driving under the influence./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and another man is fighting for his life after another crash early sunday morning... police say a pedestrian was jay walking when he was struck by a vehicle... near charleston and maryland parkway. investigators tell us the driver took off...but a witness followed the suspect's vehicle...until police could pull him over. the pedestrian was taken to u-m-c in serious condition. the driver is accused of driving under the influence./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor good morning.... starting to see more traffic on i-15 and sahara right now. work on eastern between sunset and warm springs has been
less cones in the area make everything less daunting though, but the project continues... another area will be impacted by this project... will talk about it up next. < > < > back to you! ((brian loftus)) > it was a finish.. that had fans dropping their jaws! ((kirsten joyce)) unr.. and the victory for the home team after going into overtime. > and.. this beltway bottleneck has been driving you crazy for years. demetria unveils the solution, and explains why it could take
> unlv beat their biggest rivals this weekend.. in a nailbiter game that went into overtime. they took on unr on saturday at the thomas and mack. the runnin' rebs beat the wolfpack... 102- to 91. unlv tied up the game... and the basketball went into the net just as the buzzer went off and the clock ran out! they
((demetria obilor)) > this morning.. everyone is laughing about the fan heckling lebron james in last night's game against o-k-c thunder. lebron was protesting a call to officials.. when he got yelled at from the sidelines. listen closely: (( fan: just suck it up lebron! )) ((demetria obilor)) that's right.. she said just suck it up lebron! the superstar laughed about it.. posting the clip on instagram... saying "i guess she told me!/// sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk
and winds are below 10 mph, but that should increase to 15 or even 20 by the afternoon. ............ let's check temps around the country. not too cold... but definitely cooler to the north. warm and moist air across the deep south will feed into thunderstorms and possibly severe weather today. ....... the west will keep storms to the northwest... with this little disturbance sliding by to the east and north. ............ bigger winds tomorrow to maybe 30 mph or higher... and strong along the river. temps drop at least ten degrees for a day... then they start climbing again as we get through the week. .......... highs even reach for near 80 degrees again by the weekend with some extra clouds as another system moves by southern nevada.///
((brian loftus)) > several developments in some high profile court cases involving celebrities. ((kirsten joyce)) first.. bill cosby's wife, camille, is expected to give her deposition today.. in a defamation lawsuit against the comedian. cosby's attorney's are still trying to stop this.. but it's still scheduled to happen this morning. 8 women sued cosby.. claiming he portrayed them as liars, after they publicly assaulting them. they're among 50 women who allege sexual misconduct allegations against cosby. he denies any wrongdoing. cosby faces separate criminal charges of sexual assault in pennsylvania./// ((brian loftus)) > and erin andrews' 75- million dollar lawsuit is slated to begin today. she's suing marriott hotels... claiming the hotel and others allowed a man to book rooms next to her, rig peepholes, and film her while she was changing. andrews claims this happened in
game in nashville. the man-- whom she is also suing-- was arrested in 2009 and pleaded guilty to stalking and shooting the nude video./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and fellow musicians are banding behind kesha.. on friday, a judge ruled against her request to get out of her contract with sony, and producer "doctor luke" she's suing him... claiming dr luke sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally abused her for years. dr luke says the lawsuit is an attempt to give her a better recording deal. over the weekend, taylor swift donated 250- thousand dollars to kesha to help with her financial needs./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor construction begins today on wigwam. crews will start, just west of i-15 and work westward to valley view. they will work on one block at a time. expect closures through the end of may. expect lane closures on tropicana between eastern and mcleod through early april for a
< > back to you! ((brian loftus)) > it's been 30 years since the release of a classic movie.. ((kirsten joyce)) where you can go this spring.. to play hookie.. just like ferris bueller and his friends did. ((brian loftus)) > we give away exciting prize packs to lucky viewers on our 8 news now facebook page.
continues to dominate at the box office. the movie topped 490- million dollars world wide since it's release. it made 55 million this weekend.. trailing behind "deadpool" in second place is "kung fu panda 3" with 12 and a half million. "risen" came in third... with nearly 12 million./// ((brian loftus)) > it's been 30 years since the release of the
off." now fans everywhere are getting ready to celebrate.. by playing hookie and heading to chicago for "ferris- fest." it's taking place the weekend of may 20th. there will be a special screening of the movie.. with stars from the film doing a special q and a session.. fans will also get to tour the locations where they filmed.... and they will even re-create the famous parade scene./// demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor misty says, "the northbound 215 exit to charleston is a disaster! there's almost an accident there every day. you come off the beltway, headed for the right lane, but people
road plow you over!!! " i've heard from dozens of you about the situation on charleston/215 - it's bad. drivers exiting northbound 215 at charleston have to compete with northbound traffic on hughes park drive. summerlin/howa rd hughes will fix the problem in cooperation with the county, city and ndot. the project will add intersection capacity by adding an extra right-turn lane and another left-turn lane. this should reduce the numberof lane changes for drivers. here's the problem. the project has no start date. nothing has been set in stone. all summerlin knows is that the timing will coincide with the second phase of development at downtown summerlin - no date for that either. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to dot com. back to you. ((kirsten joyce)) > samsung just unveiled it's new galaxy s-7 and s-7 edge! they showed off the new smartphones this weekend during a tech conference in spain. samsung also debuted its first ever virtual reality device,
that's capable of taking 360- degree pictures and videos. you can watch them with a gear vr headset. they're expected to go on sale sometime this year. no word on a price just yet./// ((brian loftus)) > beatle-mania never really went away.. even with the death of the band's members.. ((kirsten joyce)) the odd memorabilia item.. that just sold for several thousand dollars.///
break out the tequila! the specials going on around town for national margarita day./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > brian loftus > good morning and thanks for waking up with us. i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce i'm kirsten joyce. all eyes are on nevada.. in the hours leading up to tomorrow's caucus. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens, joins us.. with what we can expect.. ((michael stevens)) kirsten and brian.. i'm live at the durango hills community center.. where senator ted cruz will be drumming up support later this morning. he's.. hoping to get a number of nevada votes tomorrow... as donald trump eyes his third victory. ((michael stevens)) donald trump is on a roll after picking up 50 delegates in his south carolina victory.
his republican rivals. : donald trump, republican presidential candidate) i'm dealing with very talented people, smart people, good people.i think they'll be competing. we still have competition. ((michael stevens)) its shaping up to be a three man race between trump and senators marco rubio and ted cruz heading into tuesdays caucuses in nevada. rubio picked up the endorsement of nevada senator dean heller-- it could be key in his effort to become the choice of establishment republicans. (: senator marco rubio) "the democrats don't want to run against me, but i want to run against them" ((michael stevens)) cruz is hitting the ground hard here in nevada after a disappointing third place finish in south carolina, where he lost the evangelical vote to trump (: ted cruz, republican presidential candidate) it is becoming clearer and clearer that we are the one campaign that can beat donald trump. in fact we're the only campaign that has beaten donald trump ((michael stevens)) his supporters agree. (katreen romanoff, cruz supporters) he will do the best to save our country. more than that he's going to save the constitution. we're going back to the constitution. ((michael stevens))
ted cruz has 11 and marco rubio has 10. 11-am. space is limited, so if you want to attend you're asked to in order to do that.. click on links. brian and kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) michael.. what are the other events being held in our area? ((michael stevens)) kirsten, donald trump is holding a rally at the south point tonight. the doors open at 5. tomorrow.. marco rubio will hold a rally at the silverton casino at 8-am.. and doctor ben carson will hold a town hall meeting at the mountain shadows community center in sun city summerlin tuesday. that event starts at 10- am./// ((kirsten joyce)) > we will continue our local caucus coverage tuesday night for the republican caucus. we will have reporters at all
and the counting headquarters... starting with the kick-off of newscast. and stay tuned for special editions of politics now at 7:30 and 11 o'clock as the results start coming in./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and remember.. 8 news now is your local elections headquarters. we have all the results and everything you need to know about the races.. on air.. and online at las vegas now dot com./// sherry swensk
some areas with north winds this morning as we look out at the flag blowing at westclif and rainbow from our molasky family group of companies camera. north las vegas airport has some sustained winds over 20 mph right now.... and the northwest neighborhoods have recorded some gusts over 25 mph already. ................. our weather now temps are in the low 50s and cooler upper 40s right now. we're cooling off from those mild mid 70s sunday afternoon. ............ the northerly winds will pick up for all of us as the day goes on and will be even stronger tomorrow... bringing us some cooler weather for a day or so. ............ sunny skies will stay with us until the end of the week... with some nice mild mid 70s again today. our record high is 77 and we'll be awfully close to that record.///
((brian loftus)) > a woman accused of killing her friend's baby boy is set to be in court this morning. cynthia lavender is scheduled to am. she's charged with 1 count of murder and three counts of child abuse with substantial bodily harm. police say she was babysitting a friend's 5- month old boy earlier this month and admitted to throwing the baby and later dropping him. the little boy succumbed to his injuries... on february 5th./// ((brian loftus)) > and the father of a young boy who shot and killed himself...is also set to appear in court today. metro police say olin manuel's 12- year-old son committed suicide with his father's gun.. on february 13th. the boy died at the hospital. manuel was arrested last
((kirsten joyce)) > this morning.. nevada is mourning the loss of state senator debbie smith. she died over the weekend after a bout with brain cancer. the 60- year- old was diagnosed just before the legislative session last year. smith was first elected to the state assembly in 2000 and won a seat in the senate in 2012. she won several lawmaker of the year awards and was the president of the national conference of state lawmakers./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor accident at vegas valley and canonero street, which is east of cabana drive. expect lane restrictions on tropicana between eastern and mcleod for improvements. work is also underway right behind mgm self-parking... crews are working on sewer lines in the area. < > < >
((brian loftus)) > firefighters are just leaving the scene of a vacant house fire. this is a live look at the situation near carey and pecos. crews tell us it began shortly after 5 am. no injuries were reported./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the supreme > the supreme court resumes ((brian loftus)) how the death of justice scalia could have an impact.. on the outcome of cases. ((kirsten joyce)) > and... controlling the pet population.. so more and more strays don't end up in shelters..
((brian loftus)) > with michelle mortensen and 8 on your side, we all get em, i get em, you get em, those robocalls, is there anything more frustrating. ((michelle mortensen)) yea people hate them, and we saw an uptick on calls about them on the hotline. so we started to investigate just how many we're getting. alright get this. we're averaging nationwide, about 1 point 5 billion a month ((brian loftus)) i think half of them are coming to my house. the consistency is jarring. ((michelle mortensen)) absolutely. and get this, i have actual numbers for las vegas, i can tell you how many we're getting in las vegas, who's calling us, who the worst offenders are, and, there's actually a way to stop it. so not only am i naming names, there's actually a way to stop it. finally! for real! ((brian loftus)) that's the key. you're going to tell us how to put it to a stop. ((michelle mortensen)) for real. i mean people say this all the time. but for real, we're gonna do it. ((brian loftus)) we're not joking, this is for real. when is this going to be on? ((michelle mortensen)) this is
((brian loftus)) at 11pm with michelle mortensen and 8 on your side./// ((kirsten joyce)) > thanks, brian and michelle. tomorrow is world spay day.. and the animal foundation wants you to help control the pet population. ((sherry swensk)) the shelter is offering to spay or neuter your pet for free. they're going to do this for more than 400 dogs or cats... all you have to do is make an appointment. we've posted a link for more information on our website.. las vegas now dot com. /// ((sherry swensk)) > and this panda may be one of the most adorable things you see all morning.. ((kirsten joyce)) this little guy was super excited last week when he woke up and saw all this snow! the toronto zoo posted this video of him... coming out of his cave.. and it looks like he just couldn't contain himself.. the panda ended up tumbling down the hill! and he liked it so much... he climbed up half way and did
sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk we're rocking around just a little out there this morning... but winds will get breezier as our monday goes on and even stronger winds expected into tuesday as a weak system slides by the area. .............. right now winds are blowing over 20 mph in the north and northwest sides of town, and that should increase for about everyone by the afternoon. ............ let's check temps around the country. not too cold... but definitely cooler to the north. warm and moist air across the deep south will feed into thunderstorms and possibly severe weather today. ....... there's still some good snow to
use our ski report on las vegas now dot com. ............. the west will keep storms to the northwest... with this little disturbance sliding by to the east and north. ............ today nice mid 70s... so enjoy the mild day.... bigger winds tomorrow to maybe 30 mph or higher... and strong along the river. for a day... then they start climbing again as we get through the week. .......... highs even reach for near 80 degrees again by the weekend with some extra clouds as another system moves by southern nevada./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor < > no delays on summerlin parkway. crews will begin installing the barrier rails in the spring. they will be between buffalo and
< > back to you! ((brian loftus)) > it's national ((brian loftus)) > it's national margarita day and as the saying goes... it's 5 o'clock somewhere! ((kirsten joyce)) what an innovative bartender used to whip up the frozen version of the popular cocktail. plus... (( charlie: ahead on cbs this morning, former cia and nsa director, is in studio 57. we'll talk with him about drone
((kirsten joyce)) > it may be monday.. but you may feel like kicking off your shoes.. and grabbing your jimmy buffet cds. ((brian loftus)) it's national margarita day! the popular served either on the rocks.. with salt on the rim or as frozen concoction. according to national margarita day dot com.. the first margarita was created in either the 30's or 40s. the frozen ones didn't come around until the 70's.. when a bartender converted a soft serve ice cream machine into a frozen margarita machine! margaritaville is offering up 3 dollar margs today.. they'll also host "margaritaville university" at 4 pm and people will cheers the
sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk we're bumping around just a little out there this morning... and winds will get breezier for our monday, with even stronger winds expected into tuesday as a weak system slides by the area. ....... the west will keep storms to the northwest... with this little disturbance
north. ............ bigger winds tomorrow to maybe gusting 30 mph or higher for the valley... and strong along the river, with gusts to 40 mph or stronger. right now, no wind advisories have been issued, but that could change. ................... temps drop at least ten degrees for a day... then they start climbing again as we get through the week. .......... highs reach well above normal - near 80 degrees - again by the weekend with some extra clouds as another system moves by southern nevada./// back to you! ((brian loftus)) > the fbi director says apple owes it to the victims of the san
to help them gain access to the terrorist's phone. he posted a message on a blog last night... saying the f-b-i can't look the survivors in the eye if they don't follow the lead. a federal magistrate ordered apple to help hack into one of the san bernardino shooter's i- phones last week. 14 people were killed in the attacks last december./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the supreme court resumes this morning.. and it will be the first time.. since the sudden passing of justice antonin scalia. the supreme court is set to hear two cases... which center on the rights of criminal defendants. scalia could have been a deciding vote. the 79- year- old died last weekend during a hunting trip at a resort in texas. president obama has vowed to pick a supreme court nominee to fill the vacancy. however, republicans argue naming a successor should be a job for the next president./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor delays on southbound i-15 at us 95. the stephanie street bridge over us 95 is closed for construction.
((kirsten joyce)) > you have to wonder... what john lennon would think about this next one. someone just bought a 4 inch lock of his hair... for 35 thousand dollars. it was auctioned off in dallas. a hair dresser on the set of "how i won the war" clipped lennon's hair for a part in the 1967 film./// kirsten joyce > we had breaking news on friday.. so we had to pull our brighter moments. brian loftus so as we kick off this work week.. let's take a look at what made us laugh.. last week. ((demetria obilor)) hundred of girls at a houston high school had a valentine's day they would not forget i got about 800 flowers out there reporter: one for every girl at skyview high school ((brian loftus)) this is like the opposite of the bachelor, not you all get roses nobody's getting eliminated! song- all night long, all night, all night ((brian loftus)) hello everybody, busted. las vegas headliner lionel richie took to the stage last night's grammy awards ((kirsten joyce)) he was awarde the music persons yera of the year award ((sherry swensk)) oh thats me! it wasnt the only star studded performance, we're dancing!
joyce)) 6:43, get ready for a little bit of change in the weather sherry ((brian loftus)) i think we may have a future residency here in the joint ((kirsten joyce)) i can do a couple of jingles. ((sherry swensk)) can you? can you do some jingles about clouds and wind because thats my forecast ((kirsten joyce)) clouds and wind, clouds and wind, clouds and wind, getting ready for some clouds and wind, clouds and wind ((brian loftus)) you asked for a jingle ((sherry swensk)) that pretty much covered it, thanks kirsten, laughter, that is all, i am out, drop the mic, walk away song- maybery... watching the clouds go byeeee! ((brian loftus)) this was really cool yesterday, we stopped by the joint yesterday at hard rock and hung out with the guys the super stars are really funny guys, we joked about how they like to spend their time in las vegas band: likes to spend his time at the spearmint rhino yea, jay drives me, just for the brunch, they've got a great omlet over there they did say what they really like to do is nonstop golf. they're good to. one of them said i can win anytime i play as long as i have a pencil and eraser (laughter)
then starts stomping and walking like a franken stein zombie)) drew: she's going for the car i offered her 25 grand to go for car the car the first card is a car! she's a winner she's a winner! ((demetria obilor)) she won a 2016 aston martin vangard its worth 120 thousand dollars that is a james bondish car ((brian loftus)) that isnt a ford pinto ((kirsten joyce)) how much is that to register ((sherry swensk)) who cares?! when she registers it she should say bond, franchesca bond. (laughter)
of a deadly shooting spree in michigan. this morning we hear from passengers who say he picked them up after the rampage. marco rubio hopes a shrinking gop field will make him the anti-trump can't. only only "cbs this morning," we'll take you inside the american girl design studio to review its knew historical doll. we'll begin with your world in 90 seconds. >> these were have matter of fact killings. they weren't rushed. they weren't hurried. he just walked up and shot people. >> a deadly shooting spree in kalamazoo. >> it's really heart breaking. it will be a long time before we move on. we won with highly educated, pretty well educated and poorly educated. tall people, short people, fat people, skinny people, just won. >> the candidates tr president right back after it after south carolina and nevada.